Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the role of the Internal Audit Office (IAO)?
2. What are internal controls?
3. How often will an internal audit be performed?

4. What is the difference between an internal audit and an external financial audit?

External financial audit is a statutory requirement. For details, please refer to
section 26 of the Hong Kong Baptist University Ordinance.Internal audit is
part of the University's Governance framework.For details, please refer to the
Internal Audit Charter.

5. Who does IAO report to?
6. What about confidentiality?
7. Can I ask IAO for assistance?